WBA World Heavyweight Champion David Haye joins Jaguar Academy of Sport

Article by Christian Andrei, on September 3, 2010

WBA World Heavyweight Champion David Haye has signed up with the Jaguar Academy of Sport as one of its ambassadors. Haye has taken time off his loaded schedule to confirm his new stint as the Ambassador of the Jaguar Academy of Sport and to start promoting the Best of British sports in the United Kingdom (UK).

18-year-old boxer Jeff Saunders joined the boxing champ at the announcement made at the Jaguar Boutique in London. Haye took the opportunity to share with Saunders his experiences on the ring and even gave him a piece of advice.

Basically, the Jaguar Academy of Sport seeks to celebrate and recognize the best and the success of British sports. In fulfilment of such objectives, the Jaguar Academy of Sport has initiated the Bursary Fund, the proceeds of which will be used to support new talents in the British sports industry and to conduct an annual awards ceremony.

The Academy hopes to inspire the future generation as a unique group of the best of British sports. It hosts http://www.jaguarscademyofsport.co.uk, a website that celebrates British sporting talents. Moving on, Haye is excited to work with the Jaguar Academy of Sport and inspire young athletes.

He believes that supporting the future generation of sporting talents is a simple way of giving back. Saunders, on the other hand, had a great time meeting one of his idols and inspirations. He said that Haye's advice to him will help him thrive in the field of boxing.

Jaguar UK Managing Director Geoff Cousins noted that the Jaguar Academy of Sport is pleased to have Haye as an ambassador, adding to the pool of excellent talents that make up the initiative. Being a world-class talent, Cousins believes that Haye will definitely inspire a lot of starters.

Press Release

World Heavyweight Champion David Haye joins the Jaguar Academy of Sport

The Jaguar Academy of Sport is delighted to announce that current WBA World Heavyweight Champion, David Haye, has joined the prestigious list of names as an Ambassador of the Jaguar Academy of Sport.

With preparations for a title defence underway, David has taken time out from his busy schedule to confirm that he will be joining the exclusive list of sporting stars already signed up to the Jaguar Academy, to help recognise the Best of British sports in the UK. The announcement took place today at the Jaguar Boutique in London where David was joined by rising star from the Jaguar Academy of Sport, 18-year-old boxer, Jeff Saunders. It gave David the chance to share his experiences with Jeff and offer advice on how he can progress in the boxing arena.

The Jaguar Academy of Sport aims to recognise, celebrate and inspire the very best of British sporting talent and success and fulfills this aim through a Bursary Fund, which will support new British sporting talent, as well as a prestigious annual Awards Ceremony. The Academy is a unique club of the best of British sport which will be used to inspire the next generation and hosts a vibrant website celebrating British sporting talent and achievement. http://www.jaguaracademyofsport.co.uk

David Haye commented: “I am thrilled to be working with the Jaguar Academy of Sport, it is a great initiative and one that could have a really positive affect on young athletes at the beginning of their careers. I feel passionately about putting something back into British sport and I look forward to supporting the next generation.”

Jaguar Academy of Sport rising star Jeff Saunders, from Sedgefield County Durham, stated: “When Jaguar Academy of Sport rang and asked if I would like to come down today to meet David Haye I jumped at the chance. I have had an amazing day and I can’t believe I have met one of my sporting idols, he has been an inspiration to me and I will take all of his advice on board.”

Geoff Cousins, Managing Director, Jaguar UK commented: “The Jaguar Academy of Sport is going from strength to strength and we are delighted to have David Haye on board to add to the wealth of British talent that is already part of the initiative. David is a world class British competitor and will be a great inspiration to the young athletes that are part of the Jaguar Academy of Sport”

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